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District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

Original post made on Jul 13, 2011

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo Park church, in connection with an incident involving a 17-year-old boy in San Francisco.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 11:35 AM

Comments (9)

Posted by St. Raymond's parishioner, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:12 pm

When Bishop Justice met with St. Raymond's parishioners in June, he was asked if the Archdiocese knew that Fr. Myers maintained an apartment in San Francisco. The Bishop responded that the Archdiocese was aware of that fact and that it was not "unusual"

Posted by Lurker, a resident of another community
on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:22 pm

I know that the law offices of Joseph George in Sacramento have been asking that other victims of Father William Myers come forward.

Attorney Joe George's offices are in Sacramento.

Posted by Ray, a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:48 am

He's "sexually addicted to adults?" Only the Catholic Church would think that requires therapy.

Posted by Karen, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:14 am

Right on target, Ray. Well said. It obviously didn't work the first time in Stockton, but don't give up, Bishop, I am sure it will take a few more rounds of treatment and you'll have those nasty homosexual tendencies out of him in no time. Then, you can treat every other catholic priest and we'll have nothing more to worry about. Problem solved!

Posted by What? , a resident of another community
on Jul 14, 2011 at 5:24 pm

You're kidding, right, Ray? You don't think adults can have a sexual addiction to other adults?

Posted by Interested, a resident of another community
on Jul 14, 2011 at 7:06 pm

What...Yes of course adults can have a sexual addiction to other adults......

Tell me whats illegal about it.......

Posted by Michael, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Jul 20, 2011 at 3:11 pm

Does anyone realize that this priest has in own charity in Costa Rica in which he is president of. I hope this is looked at and he is not allowed to step foot at charity that works with poor vulnerable children. God know what he has been up to in Costa Rica.

Web Link

It is a well know fact that throughout the Saint Raymond Community that he maintained an apartment in San Francisco. He spent three nights a week there and canceled our Sunday night mass so that he could leave to San Francisco after morning mass on Sundays.

The archdiocese needs to come clean and stop protecting this priest...I thought it was wrong to lie. Bishop Justice is turning so many Catholic families away from the church by his damage control.

Posted by Elizabeth, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jul 21, 2011 at 9:52 am

Yes, the Archdioceses is asking for victims to come forward, it would be hard to know he was a priest. I am sure he was not in he was plain clothes when he was looking for victims. They should be posting his photo along with the request for victims to come forward. This is just a lame attempt by the church to look as though they are trying to do the right thing.

Posted by Lurker, a resident of another community
on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am

Attorney Joseph George informed me on June 27, 2011 that his office had been contacted on about the Father William Myers matter. Not sure I can post George's phone number but it's on his website here: Web Link. He specializes in pedophile priests cases.

Anyone with any information should contact him at the number on his website.

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